JOURNAL NEWS BACKS DOWN — GUN-MAP IS REMOVED

JOURNAL NEWS BACKS DOWN — GUN-MAP IS REMOVED

Updated at 6:30, 7:15 & 11:30 p.m. REPORT BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Journal News publisher Janet Hasson announced Friday evening that her newspaper is removing the infamous interactive gun-map from its website, in order to follow “the spirit” of New York’s new gun control law, which restricts the public availability of gun license data. Friday afternoon […]

SOURCES: GANNETT CEO HIRES ARMED GUARDS DUE TO JOURNAL NEWS FALLOUT

SOURCES: GANNETT CEO HIRES ARMED GUARDS DUE TO JOURNAL NEWS FALLOUT

    The Rockland County Times has been told by Washington D.C.-area sources that Gannett CEO Gracia Martore has hired armed security for her home in Great Falls, Virginia due to the negative fallout following publication of an interactive gun-map by Gannett-owned newspaper the Journal News. The Rockland County Times has not received photographic evidence […]

ROCKLAND CLERK TO JOURNAL NEWS: FOLLOW THE WILL OF NEW YORKERS AND TAKE DOWN THE MAP

On the heels of yet another burglary that has raised suspicion of a connection to the Journal News’ interactive gun license-map, the Rockland County Clerk’s Office has requested in writing that the White Plains-based newspaper take the map down. Regulations in NY SAFE, the new gun control law passed this week by the state of […]

KEEGAN TO RUN FOR MAYOR (AGAIN)

Former Suffern Mayor John Keegan has announced his intent to run again for the office of Mayor of Suffern in the upcoming November¬†election. The incumbent Dagan LaCorte is running for county executive and will not be eligible. Says Keegan,¬†“I believe I accomplished many good things while Mayor before and want to continue that trend to […]